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  1. #1
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    The LOTRO Beacon: Issue #25



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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    Good bait

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    Weekly Question 25

    Good bait...and a pole...and a body of water (even a self-contained body of water, like a quarry pond, which can only be filled with rain water and has no ties to any stream, river, creek, lake, etc.).
    "...At least it tells us they understand our language; they're just not willing to speak to us in it. -Who knew they were French?"

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    Fish! Raw and wriggling!

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    a Rohirric Fishing Rod
    Last edited by Gruntzz; Sep 07 2017 at 10:42 PM.

  6. #6
    Patience and good timing.

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    The key to good fishing in LOTRO:

    Watch the pole, not the bait. If you watch the bait, you may twitch and get nothing. If you watch the pole, when it goes, you got a fish... or weeds?!!

  8. #8
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    Good fishing is in the scenery, sit back and enjoy it, weeds, boots, and rusty daggers.

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    Patience... and some killer cosmetics so you look good standing around

  10. #10
    Good fishing?

    Make sure the water is the right colour. Pink water is sometimes OK. Even in the depths of Moria you can find the occasional fish.
    But green water is bad, m'kay? It looks like weewee and is even worse for you.
    And make sure the stuff in the pools is water, not RED HOT BURNING DEATH LAVA. If your pole melts, that's a clue it's generally not OK to fish there.
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    Rangers of Eriador (officer), ex-Snowbourn now Laurelin - A Noob for All Seasons

  11. #11
    as long as you catch something, your doing it right. Fishing is like a box of chocolate, you never know what your going to get.

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    No one knows. Otherwise "Fishy. Very Fishy" quest would be completeable

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    Using the right bait in a good spot.
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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    For fly fishing, using a bit of Hobbit foot hair in tying the fly work wonders.

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    Keep your eye on the pole. I find that turning the camera a quarter turn so I'm seeing my avatar in 3/4 profile is key for me. Even if I'm not fully paying attention I'll almost aways see the pole move. Also, have a good book handy (although I like to make sure it's one I've read before so I don't give all my attention to it and miss a fish) helps pass the time while you watch the pole
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    The only important thing is to equip Erebrandir's horseshoe. Or his otherhorseshoe will do, too.

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    A good pole, a nice pond and plenty of patience.
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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    Making sure your shadow doesn't scare the fish.

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    Explosives, lots of explosives!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phindecano View Post
    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    No one knows. Otherwise "Fishy. Very Fishy" quest would be completeable
    Also, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^!
    Please fix or, at least, address the issue: https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthr...-Fishy-(Quest)


    PS: To quote a Dolphin, "Thanks for all the fish!''
    ~ The Hobgoblin

  21. #21
    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    A +5 Pole.

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    What is the key to good fishing in LOTRO?

    Location, location, location!
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    It's all about location

  24. #24
    You must face a body of water.


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  25. #25
    Well the shiniest one of course! Fishies love shinies...

 

 
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